Entire streets have been recreated before the start of filming of the series
The ship was delivered to the Studio Tims Productions from France
Inside the ship cabins organized in the spirit of the time
Weapons of the Empire Kesem
The market repeats the one that existed during the Ottoman Empire
Oriental sweets on a makeshift Bazaar
A copy of the Sultan’s Palace Topkapi Palace was built for the filming of the second season of the series
The interior of the Topkapi Palace
Ware also picked up in the style of the time
Area for the concubines
The inner room of the Palace
In the jars were stored medicine and incense
In each room, from the scenery there were lighted candles
The Sultan’s Palace inside
For the filming of the series was borrowed rare items
Fans of the series “Magnificent century” is less thrilling sequel. 7 January on channel “Dомашний” starts the first season of the painting “the Magnificent century. Empire Kessem”. The film was based on real events. “StarHit” visited Istanbul, where the production company Tims is working already on the second season. According to Turkish viewers, the first part of the historical Saga surpassed all expectations.
The protagonist of the film “the Magnificent century. Empire Kassem” was the Sultan Ahmed I. In the first series he had just ascended the throne, and the country which he was to lead, was busted and was involved in several devastating wars. One of the first orders of young head of state is the abolition of the death penalty for his younger brother. To please the Sultan, his grandmother decides to send him as a gift Anastasia, a girl from Greece. This blonde hottie the young man saw the picture and couldn’t forget. Greek girl kidnapped from home, separated from her family. She was taken to the Palace of the Sultan, and after a while became the mistress of Ahmed I, Sultan Kasem. Each episode lasts almost two hours and reveals the nature of the characters in unexpected places.
“StarHit” managed to visit two unique sites, where the scenery, which the company built specifically for filming two seasons of “Magnificent century. Empire Kesem”. In the suburbs of Istanbul is a real film location, where they recreated the famous market square, Topkapi Palace, the rooms of the Sultan and his subjects. Together with a representative from the team of the series, the journalists were able to bypass all the locations and hear the fascinating history about each room. The premises also present items (lamps, dishes, flasks healer), made in the style of the reign of Ahmed I.
According to representatives of the company Tims production, to create the sets went to 30 thousand Turkish liras (more than half a million rubles). A separate amount has been allocated on actors ‘ fees and the salary of the crew.
“Work on the series was connected with big stress. We had a given standard as “the Magnificent century” has become popular not only in Turkey but also far beyond its borders – in Europe, Latin and North America. The continuation of the series, which like so many viewers, he demanded the same quality and style. Of course, start was scary. But there was also an advantage, as we created a familiar world. Only it had to make more fabulous, more fresh, more meaningful. In the old exhibit had something to add,” – said Directors “Empire Kesem” MERT Baykal and AIS Ikadin.